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American Handbook


Published 1945
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"An adaptation and expansion of the handbook designed originally for the use of the Office of War Information outposts throughout the world. A condensed version by the News and feature bureau of the Office of War Information was published in London, 1943, under title: A handbook of the United States of America:  pertinent information about the United States and the war for use overseas."
Contents
National Government 1
Executive Agencies 16
Independent Agencies 47
Wartime Agencies 53
Joint War Agencies 67
Cooperating Agencies 72
The U. S. Army 79
The U. S. Navy 98
Civilian Defense 118
Lend Lease 124
Domestic Principles 138
Foreign Principles 159
Historical Highlights 170
The People 215
Geography 224
Raw Materials 233
Conservation 252
Industry 261
Finance and Trade 280
Labor 291
Agriculture 315
Transportation 335
Power 349
Communications 356
Public Health 362
Medicine 371
Housing 388
Recreation 397
Science 405
Religion 417
Education 426
Literature 442
Journalism 452
Stage and Screen 462
Music and the Dance 472
Radio 477
Art and Architecture 484
Significant Facts 489
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Publisher Washington, D.C., Public affairs press
Year 1945
Pages 520
Language English
Collection wwIIarchive; additional_collections

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